Don't-Miss Privacy Stories
Law enforcement officials from 38 states ask Google about Wi-Fi snooping by its Street View cars.
Google said on Friday it will resume its Street View imaging in four countries following the removal of Wi-Fi collection equipment.
A Canadian law firm has filed a class-action lawsuit against Facebook, alleging the social network mishandled users' private information and breached their privacy.
Facebook faces a fine from a German privacy regulator for failing to obtain the consent of the people whose contact details it stores.
Facebook launches new tools intended to help users control third-party applications and Web sites.
The two representatives who co-chair the House's privacy caucus have sent a letter to Apple inquiring about the company's collection of location information.
Twenty percent of applications on Android Market let third parties access to private or sensitive information.
As many as 30 states could join an investigation into Google's collection of personal information from unprotected wireless networks, according to Connecticut's attorney general.
Wi-Fi traffic intercepted by Google's Street View cars included passwords and e-mail, according to the French National Commission on Computing and Liberty (CNIL).
A browser extension for Firefox has been combined with a set of privacy applications that give users more control over their personal information.
U.S. congressmen were not satisfied with Google's response to questions over Wi-Fi snooping.
Google wants the multiple lawsuits related to its sniffing of Wi-Fi data to be consolidated into a single one.
IDG News Service talks with Facebook Chief Technology Officer Bret Taylor about the latest privacy controversies and Facebook's reaction.
Missouri's attorney general has sent Google a letter asking how the company's widespread wireless-network sniffing activities may have affected local residents.
Canada is also investigating Google's collection of data from unencrypted Wi-Fi networks.